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Archive for February, 2014

02 22 14
 

UCF students fast to help battered women

 
By Margaret Kavanagh, Reporter
Friday, February 21, 2014
ORLANDO — A group of University of Central Florida students fasted for one day to help raise money for battered women.
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02 20 14
 

Washington officials: faith voices matters

 
Your voice matters.
 
That’s the message Labor Secretary Tom Perez sent last week as he spoke with faith leaders from across religious traditions about the moral imperative to raise the federal minimum wage.
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02 19 14
 

ICNA Observes World Day of Social Justice

 
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NEW YORK, NY (February 20, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America observes the United Nation’s World Day of Social Justice to promote human well-being and dignity.
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02 15 14
 

Presidential Quotes on Islam & Muslims

 
By ICNA Staff Writer
 
February 17, 2014 – This President’s Day, see what US Presidents have said about Islam and Muslims.
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02 13 14
 

ICNA Denounces Ethnic Cleansing in the C.A.R.

 
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NEW YORK, NY (February 13, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America severely condemns the ethnic cleansing of Muslims by the anti-balaka (anti-machete) fighters in the Central African Republic.
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02 12 14
 

ICNA Lauds Obama’s Exec Order on Minimum Wage

 
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NEW YORK, NY (February 12, 2014) – After promising to do so in his State of the Union address earlier this month, President Barack Obama has signed an executive order today to raise the minimum wage for federally contracted employees to $10.10 per hour.
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02 10 14
 

ICNA-MAS Convention Coming Back to Baltimore

 
07 February 2014 – One of the major national Islamic events, the ICNA-MAS Annual Convention, is coming back to Baltimore on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26, 2014. It will be the 39th ICNA convention and 13th ICNA-MAS joint convention. Interestingly, the first ICNA-MAS joint convention was held at the Baltimore convention center in 2002. ICNA also organized its two previous annual conventions at this same convention center in 1999 and 2000.
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02 10 14
 

February 5th Declared As “Shahid Afridi” Day

 
By Sohail Zafar
 
February 7, 2014 – Impressed from Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s persona and his unparalleled cricket career, the mayor of Port Arthur, a city in US state Texas, has declared February 5 as “Shahid Afridi Day.”
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02 3 14
 

Group hopes billboard helps educate others about Islam

 
By Mark Hicks, The Detroit News, February 2, 2014
 
Perched along Interstate 96 near Milford Road for the past month, a large red billboard asks travelers in the thousands of vehicles that pass it daily: “What is Islam? Who are the Muslims?”
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